Sool and Buuhoodle Voter Registration Preliminary Findings
Friday, September 2, 2016:
The voter registration of the upcoming March 2017 presidential and House of Representatives elections has peacefully started in Sool region and Buuhoodle district on 23rd August 2016. Voter registration has been successfully completed five regions of Togdheer, Awdal, Saaxil, Maroodi- Jeex and Sanaag and Sool region is going to be the last region that its people are registering in order to participate Presidential and House of Representatives elections in Somaliland.
Validation Workshop on the Review of the Somaliland Foreign Investment Law
Posted: Sunday 9 April, 2017
On 30th March 2017, SONSAF and officials from the Ministry of Trade and Investment organized a validation meeting on review of the Somaliland Foreign Investment Law. This meeting was pursuant of five consecutive days meeting for analyzing, reviewing and developed a comprehensive foreign investment law. The participants of the meeting were from the government, private sector, civil society organizations, lawyers, and university students.
The participants of the meeting discussed the current Somaliland investment law and pointed out the loopholes and gaps of the law by comparing the investment laws of the neighboring countries including Ethiopia, Egypt, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and prepared a comprehensive draft investment law which comprises the contemporary techniques of investment as well as simplify investment requirements for the investors. Finally, the reviewed law was submitted to the Ministry of Trade and Investment.